USAID study says climate impact on Himalayas remains unknown, but worrisome

ClimateWire: Glaciers in the Himalayas are shrinking slowly, but their retreat still presents major risks for more than a billion people who rely on glacier-fed rivers, says a new report by the U.S. Agency for International Development. The agency says more information about the glaciers' behavior is needed to help communities adapt to climate change-driven changes in glacier melt and the region's water cycle. More than 50,000 glaciers help supply water for Asia's major rivers, including the Ganges, Indus,......

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